Eberly News

Approximately 1,000 students to receive degrees at Eberly graduation ceremonies

MORGANTOWN, W. Va.— Approximately 1,000 Eberly undergraduate and graduate students will walk across the stage at the WVU Coliseum on Sunday, May 15 during two commencement ceremonies.

Eberly staff members receive 2022 Outstanding Staff Award

Albert “JR” Taylor and Amanda Tustin have been named 2022 recipients of Eberly College of Arts and Science’s Outstanding Staff Award.

English professor wins Juniper Prize for Fiction

 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Associate Professor of English Glenn Taylor has received the Juniper Prize for Fiction from the University of Massachusetts Press for his upcoming novel, The Songs of Betty Baach. glenn taylor

Chemistry professor receives $500,000 from National Science Foundation to develop portable diagnostic devices

 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A research project led by Dr. Peng Li, assistant professor of chemistry in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, received $500,000 in continuing grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Peng Li

Creative writing MFA students to read selections of their work ahead of graduation

 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Nine students graduating this spring with an MFA in Creative Writing will read selections of their work in the Milano Room at the downtown library at 7:30 p.m. on April 28.

WVU Higher Education in Prison Initiative selected for Laughing Gull Foundation Award

The WVU Higher Education in Prison Initiative has been awarded three years of grant funding from the Laughing Gull Foundation. This funding will support credit-bearing classes in a maximum-security Pennsylvania state prison. 

WVU leads global effort in steering the future of oral health through behavioral, social science lens

There’s much more to having healthy teeth and gums than brushing and flossing. Oral health is central to one’s overall health and quality of life. As Daniel McNeil, a clinical health psychologist, puts it, “oral health is a mirror of overall health.”

Gift from former Eberly College faculty member to benefit history graduate students

Graduate students in the Department of History at West Virginia University will benefit from a fund established by Charles W. Connell, former history professor and associate dean of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, and Linda Jean Gardner, who  received her doctorate in counseling psychology at WVU and was a former staff member of the advising center in the College of Creative Arts.